Talking About Foot Care

Diabetic? A Few Problems You May Have With Your Feet

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As a person with diabetes, you have been warned repeatedly to keep your blood sugar under control, or you could end up with many other medical problems. Some of the complications you may not take too seriously involves your feet. Because your feet do not seem as serious an issue as your heart, you may feel you do not worry when you feel some tingles in your toes. However, if you fail to take care of your feet properly, you could very well end up with a gangrenous situation. Read More»

Possible Tests And Treatments For Foot Pain

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Many conditions cause foot pain. It might be from a medical problem such as diabetes or arthritis. An injury can cause inflammation and pain too. Injuries can be acute when caused by a fracture or torn tissue. Pain can also be a chronic condition that develops from wearing the wrong shoes or having an abnormal gait. Here are some ways a podiatrist diagnoses foot pain and some possible treatments that can help. Read More»

Proper Foot Care Helps Prevent Toenail Problems

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You probably don’t give your toenails much thought since they usually don’t give you any trouble. However, when you have a fungal infection in your nail or an ingrown toenail, you’re suddenly reminded of how much pain and discomfort they can cause if you don’t take care of them properly. Problems with toenails can often be prevented, and here are a few tips that help keep your toenails healthy and free of discomfort. Read More»

Heel Pain That Doesn't Go Away

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Heel pain can be annoying to deal with when you have no choice but to walk everyday because of the type of lifestyle you have. Walking can naturally cause heel pain, but it usually goes away in a short period of time, such as after relaxing your feet for a while. When heel pain begins to get worse and you are unable to get relief no matter how hard you try, it is a sign that help from a podiatrist is needed. Read More»

3 Tips To Protect Your Ankles During A Marathon

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If you are getting ready to participate in a marathon, you are probably worried about a lot of things. You are probably hoping that you will not have any problems with going the distance, and you might have certain goals that you would like to achieve. You probably also want to make sure that you don’t get injured along the way. For example, you could be worried about your ankles. Luckily, if you follow these tips, you can help ensure that your ankles are protected during a marathon. Read More»